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Myelodysplastic Syndrome FISH Panel

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code CYMDS
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
In House Availability Monday - Friday day shift
Method Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Collection Instructions Transport samples at room temperature
Container type Dark green top
Amount to Collect
Whole blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow core 2 cm
Sample type Heparinized whole blood, bone marrow aspirate or bone marrow biopsy core
Preferred volume
Whole blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow core 2 cm
Min. Volume
Whole blood 1 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 1 mL
Bone marrow core 1 cm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Frozen, cracked or mislabeled containers
Processing notes Do not centrifuge, store a room temperature. Transport samples to Cytogenetics as soon as possible.
Normal range
Synonyms M5D5Q; M7D7Q; TRIS8; DEL20Q; Myelodysplasia; pre-leukemia; Trisomy 8; Deletion 20Q; Monosomy 5; Deletion 5q; Monosomy 7; Deletion 7q; MDS
Stability Room temperature 2 days
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
Additional information Includes FISH probes for the following markers: Trisomy 8, Deletion 20Q, Monosomy 5, Deletion 5q, Monosomy 7

The individual FISH markers are orderable separately
CPT coding 88271 x12,. 88275 x6
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 8/7/2014 9:50:59 AM
Entry Number 1557
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